Social media plays a key part in today’s job search strategy. You gain insight into opportunities and employers that interest you and learn more about what it’s like to work for a company. You’re also able to see who works for the organization, determine whether you have a connection, and potentially gain an employee referral to increase your odds of securing […]
If you’ve been in your current role a while, you may no longer feel challenged by it. As you repeatedly perform the same responsibilities and gain more experience, you’re able to accomplish the same tasks in less time. Although this make your work easier, it also can cause you to feel complacent. Since you need to be challenged to feel engaged, it’s time to decide […]
As a leader in your company, part of your job is preparing presentations for a variety of audiences.
When applying for jobs, most employers request a list of professional references. These people may play a role in whether you’re offered a job with the company you want. For this reason, be sure your list of refences is tailored to each position. Include people you recently worked closely with and can explain your qualities to the hiring manager. […]
After acing an interview, waiting to hear back from the hiring manager can be challenging. Although you want to be extended a job offer, you don’t want to bother the manager with multiple phone calls to see whether they made a hiring decision. Doing so typically will take you out of the running. Instead, learn when appropriate times are […]
It’s frustrating when you participate in rounds of interviews over weeks or months and aren’t offered a job. Even if you weren’t completely sold on the position, you invested a significant amount of time preparing for and participating in discussions about why you’re most qualified for the role. Although it’s acceptable to spend a limited […]